Retirement Archives

GOP’s Tax Plan Enriching the Rich is the Return of ‘Voodoo Economics’

November 9, 2017

Christian Weller, University of Massachusetts Boston Republicans in Congress recently released more details of their tax plan, which they say would boost economic growth and lower the burden on middle-income households. They hope to pass a bill into law by…

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If Either Of These 2 Guys Become POTUS, Kiss Your Social Security Goodbye (VIDEO)

February 29, 2016

Got retirement savings? Your social security benefits may be at risk. Got retirement savings? 63 percent of us can’t even save $500 for an emergency, and hope our social security benefits will help. Alas, that may not be an option if either Marco…

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Change.org Petition Demands Phil Collins Stay Retired

November 8, 2015

Phil Collins recently announced that he’s coming out of retirement, and now, there’s a Change.org petition, inexplicably addressed to the United Nations, demanding that he stay retired. Or, put another way: against all odds, Collins wanted to exit retirement to…

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Ted Cruz Panders To Seniors, Promises To Only Screw Younger Folks Out Of Social Security (VIDEO)

October 29, 2015

Ted Cruz promises to preserve social security benefits… But only for his mean, old, white supporters We seldom expect to hear any politician tell the truth while they’re on the campaign trail. So imagine my shock when Ted Cruz revealed his…

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Unemployment Lowest Since 2008… Unless You Use Phony Numbers

September 4, 2015

The Unemployment rate dropped significantly in August from 5.3% to 5.1%, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. making today’s unemployment the lowest since April of 2008, when unemployment was at 5% even. This number might still be revised and…

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Watch Elizabeth Warren Brilliantly Shame The Retirement Scam Artist Our GOP Would Protect (VIDEO)

July 22, 2015

Once again, Elizabeth Warren stands up to the predators on Wall Street, as she takes Primerica President Peter Schneider to task during Tuesday’s Senate hearing on retirement adviser regulations. Wait…Let’s back up. Do “retirement adviser regulations” sound boring to you? Let Warren explain (as recorded by…

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Famous Economist’s One Simple Idea For Making Things Better For Everyone (VIDEO)

May 14, 2015

Economist Robert Reich has been releasing his “ten steps to make the economy work for the many, not the few” slowly but surely with the help of Moveon.org. In his latest step (#3) he really gets to the heart of…

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Republican Kansas Governor: Pensioners Are Freeloaders

December 17, 2014

In an excellent documentary by Joe Winston and Laura Cohen, the question “What’s The Matter With Kansas?” (based on the best-selling book of the same name) was asked, with regard to the state having abandoned its storied tradition of radical…

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